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La Veranda di Serena

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Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
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Edmonds, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Great location right on the water. Photos don't do it justice. We could literally look down from the balcony and see the beach and water's edge. The sound of the surf crashing against the sea wall is a constant reminder of how close we were to the ocean. No window screens and the bathroom window didn't shut completely. Great breeze,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at La Veranda Di Serena and were totally bowled over! The view is amazing and must be rare for a hotel in this price range. It has its own little beach and is a short walk to the main beach through the main road. The room was cute and clean, well provided for including electric... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed for one night in this hotel in May 2016. The hotel itself is a good location with nice rooms and great sea views however we did not sleep at all with the loud wave sounds. There is no seal on the room doors which makes it very loud and I felt like we were in... More 

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Chandana G, Owner at La Veranda di Serena, responded to this review

I didn't understand what they mean about the sea sound? Normally most of the customers need sea view rooms because of the sea sound. I don't know why they booked our sea view room. Anyway they booked three nights they pay by credit card but I refund the money my cash normally they have to wait minimum 2,3 weeks to... More 

Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We stayed here for 9 days in a sea facing room. View was amazing, you can see the turtles swimming close to the beach. Breakfast was fabulous and large enough that we didn't need to eat lunch! Staff were very good and worked hard to ensure that everybody was happy. Large beach a short stroll away with lots of sunbeds,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The staff were super friendly. Especially the owner Chandana. Our room was clean, nice and cool with the combination of both aircon and fan. Bathroom was clean and spacious, and rain shower had excellent water pressure even on the 2nd floor - important if you have long hair and want to wash it every time after going into the sea!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We spend six nights at the hotel. You cannot live any closer to the sea than this. We loved the view and placement of the hotel… which is just outside the larger beach area. The staff is outstanding and very helpful. The hotel offers some of the best food we have had during our stay in Sri Lanka.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We booked this place based on the reviews and were a bit disappointed when we arrived. I'd booked a basic room as it was the last room. It is a basic room!! Though it did have AC and a fan it didn't have any outside space really and it opened on to the road. It also smelled quite damp. Even... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

A lovely, clean and well familyrun boutiquehotel with its own small beach, superb breakfast, spectacular view from the balcony and very serviceminded and friendly staff! My teenage daughter and I stayed here for nine days at Christmas, and we just have to say thank you to the family who owns it, and all the staff. To fall asleep and wake... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Our stay at the hotel was excellent , We arrived at the resort unplanned but they made sure we were given a great room and taken care of. The access to the water and ocean is to die for and nearly a personal natural infinity pool. The hotel is very close to the buzzing beach but yet not too close... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Mr. Chandana, the proprietor at La Veranda di Serena, handled every aspect of our week in the sun with grace and efficiency. From arrival in Colombo to taking off again 8 days later he delivered an attention to detail that inspired confidence and made the foibles of Sri Lanka charming rather than irritating. The Hotel is Boutique and beautifully located... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about La Veranda di Serena

Address: Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $45 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Veranda di Serena 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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